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Tips for Managing Your Emotions During COVID-19 Pandemic

It is time to check in on our feelings with all the changes going on. Classes have been moved to online formats for the rest of the semester. The governor of New York has set new regulations on daily life. And many of us are spending a lot of time alone and/or overwhelmed with family as we all learn to…

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Remote learning, Saint Rose style: Faculty share experiences, tips, and best practices

It may feel like a long time, but it’s been only one academic week since all Saint Rose coursework had to migrate online. We checked in with a few faculty members to find out how they’re managing the transition, and invited them to share their advice on recording lectures, soliciting input, structuring assignments and projects, and scheduling their many synchronous…

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Saint Rose Counseling Center Offers Tips for Managing Anxiety Related to COVID-19 Changes

  The decision by The College of Saint Rose to move classes online from March 16 to March 27 as a precautionary measure in light of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic may have caused students some anxiety as they’ve had to make arrangements, say goodbye (at least for now) to friends, and consider taking courses in a way they hadn’t…

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Sustainability Hacks for Students

If you’re like many of us, you want to reduce your carbon footprint, but aren’t sure where to start. Nearly every day there’s a news story about the devastating effects of climate change, ocean pollution, or land degradation -— it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. The good news: We can all make a difference. Each of us may not be able…

From Akcam to Ziamandanis: What Your Professors Want You to Know

“We are Partners in this Journey! Saint Rose students: If there’s *one piece of advice your professors want you to heed in order to be successful it’s this: Zumrut Akcam, Assistant Professor of Computer Science: Note-taking is an important part of every lecture. It helps students to highlight the important parts of the course and increases their attention to the…